Thursday, November 21, 2013
The holiday season is officially in full swing. With this time of year comes an array of parties to attend and traditions to unlock that we look forward to all year round. Many of these events and traditions involve rich, decadent food - your......Full Story
- Q: My friend recently went to the doctor for a rash and was told she had shingles. What is shingles and how do you get it?
- Q: What is internal medicine?
- Q: What is blood pressure? What do the top and bottom numbers of a blood pressure reading mean?
- Q: What is a normal blood pressure reading? What does “borderline” mean?
- Q: Why do I need to worry about my blood pressure if I feel fine?
- Q: What can I do to lower my blood pressure so I don't have to take medication?
- Q: Am I too fat?
- Q: What’s the easiest way to quit smoking?
Heart Disease Headlines
- Depression Risk Lower in Patients Who Take Statins
- Where You Live Plays a Big Role in Health: Study
- Migraine Plus High BP May Raise Stroke Risk: Expert
- Zocor Receives New FDA Warning Label
- Some Warfarin Tablets Recalled
- Metformin May Work Better Than Other Drugs in Preventing Death: Study
- Sugary Drinks May Increase Blood Pressure Risk
- Heart Devices Not Tested Enough on Women: Study
- Sex, Coffee, Smog Can Trigger Heart Attacks: Study
- High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Harm Memory
- Support mothers to secure future public health
- Young women 'need better support' for healthy eating
- First-time mothers as young as 30-years-old in 'risk zone'
- Recent reproductive coercion associated with unintended pregnancy, says Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC expert
- New trial to help healthy women avoid unnecessary breast operations, UK
- Menstrual cramps relieved by erectile dysfunction drug
- Insulin sensitizers reduce risk of cancer
- Menstrual cramping may be alleviated by vaginally administered sildenafil citrate
- Lower-dose IUDs prove safe and effective
- African-American college students' hesitation to breast-feed future children likely due to social stigmas against breast-feeding
Headlines From Medicinenet.com
- Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
- Chemo for Advanced Breast Cancer Might Be Enough
- Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?
- Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests
- New Flu Vaccine May Provide More Protection to Kids
- Gut Bacteria Shift Quickly After Changes in Diet, Study Shows
- Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Deemed Safe
- Generic Cymbalta Approved
- Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside Nose, Study Finds
- New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms
- Gene deficiency in males 'could cause diabetes and liver cancer'
- Epigenetic changes in sperm of older fathers may lead to autism and schizophrenia in offspring
- Low folate in male diet linked to risk of offspring birth defects
- FDA approves first drug treatment for Peyronie's disease
- 63 percent of violent crime convictions in Sweden perpetrated by just one percent of the population
- Protein in prostate tissue 'indicates increased cancer risk'
- The obesity-cancer link: even with healthy BMI, greater visceral fat may put older men at risk for cancer
- Brain 'wired differently' in men and women
- Male contraceptive pill 'possible in next 10 years'
- Increased anal cancer risk in men with both HIV and HPV